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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Energy Assistance Payment and Pensioner Concession Card) Bill 2017

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Energy Assistance Payment and Pensioner Concession Card) Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security and veterans’ entitlements, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Energy assistance payment                                                                  3

Part 1—Social security amendments                                                                      3

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             3

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                              5

Part 2—Veterans’ entitlements amendments                                                     7

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                               7

Part 3—Taxation amendments                                                                                12

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             12

Schedule 2—Pensioner concession card                                                                  14

Part 1—Social security amendments                                                                    14

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           14

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            15

Part 2—Veterans’ entitlements amendments                                                   17

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             17

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security and veterans’ entitlements, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Energy Assistance Payment and Pensioner Concession Card) Act 2017 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 2

9 October 2017.

9 October 2017

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.